Kali Hawk (born October 4, 1986) is an American actress, comedian and model. She has starred in films such as Fifty Shades of Black, Couples Retreat, Bridesmaids and Tyler Perry Presents Peeples. She recurred as Shelby in New Girl and currently co-starred in the first two seasons of the Adult Swim series Black Jesus.
|Born||October 4, 1986|
|Occupation||Actress, comedian, model|
Life and careerEdit
Hawk was raised in Manhattan. Her father was in merchandising and her mother was a buyer for Bloomingdale's. She is of African-American, Native American, and German Jewish ancestry. She attended State University of New York at Purchase.
She has appeared in several commercials and music videos, and she competed in the fifth season of Last Comic Standing in 2007.
|2004||Mighty Times: The Children's March||Lenore||Documentary short|
|2006||Where Is Love Waiting||Faith|
|2007||Lovers & Haters||The One||Short film|
|2008||Killer Sound||Short film|
|2010||Get Him to the Greek||Kali|
|2011||Black and Jewish (Black and Yellow Parody)||Short film|
|2011||Answers to Nothing||Allegra|
|2012||Crispus Attucks: Today Was a Good Day||Video short|
|2013||Another Happy Anniversary||Susan||Short film|
|2013||Little Horribles||Short film|
|2016||Fifty Shades of Black||Hannah Steele|
|2016||The Bounce Back||Jessica Williams|
|2018||White Chocolate||Anara Tomai|
|2018||The Truth About Christmas||Jillian|
|2005||Untold Stories of the E.R.||L. Montana EMT||Episode: "Motorcycle Runs Over"|
|2008||Jimmy Kimmel Live!||Nurse||Episode: "6.94"|
|2011||Are We There Yet?||Danielle||Episode: "The Play Dates Episode"|
|2012||NTSF:SD:SUV::||Minutes||Episode: "Time Angels"|
|2012||New Girl||Shelby||Recurring role (7 episodes)|
|2012-2013||Let's Stay Together||Connie||Episodes: "No Weddings and a Funeral", "Creepers", "See, What Happened Was"|
|2013||In the Meantime||Jazz||TV film|
|2014||Psych||Emanuelle||Episode: "COG Blocked"|
|2014||Black Jesus||Maggie||Regular, seasons 1-2|
|2016||Real Husbands of Hollywood||Herself||Episodes: "#HollywoodTooBlack Part 1", "#HollywoodTooBlack Part 2"|
|2017||OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes||Red Action||Voice role|
|2017–18||The Mayor||Amber||Recurring role (2 episodes)|
- "Kali Hawk". Listal.com. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
- "Runway ® - Celebrity Fashion Magazine - Kali Instincts". Runway ® - Celebrity Fashion Magazine. Archived from the original on 4 November 2014. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
- "'Black and Jewish' Success Surprised Rising Multi-Talent Kali Hawk". Becksmithhollywood.com. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
- "Meet The New Cast Of FOX's 'In Living Color' Reboot". The Huffington Post. April 3, 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-23.
- Andreeva, Nellie (3 August 2019). "'Schooled': Kali Hawk Joins ABC Comedy As Series Regular". Deadline. Retrieved 3 August 2019.